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Ready Or Not

Author : J. Francis Angier
ISBN : 0970417519
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In "Ready or Not," readers will come to know and appreciate World War II B-17 pilot and former POW Angier, one of the many heroes of what author and journalist Tom Brokaw has called "the greatest generation."
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Ready Or Not They Re Gay

Author : Paul Wagner
ISBN : 9780981546285
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Paul and Hjordy Wagner know what it's like to have a child come out- they have had that conversation not once, but twice. Both their sons, Brad and Andrew are gay. The Wagners quickly embraced their sons' sexuality, but they soon realized that for other families, the transition was not as smooth.Many young gay people today muster the courage to come out to family and are made to feel ostracized and abandoned by loved ones as a result. In Ready or Not.They're Gay, the Wagners share their own journey to acceptance of their sons' sexual identity with the hope that other families will be better equipped to approach the news of a gay child or loved one in a healthy, positive way. Including a range of perspectives on the experience from their circle of family and friends, they offer guidance for parents and teachers of gay children and tips from the GLBT community on how to make the coming-out talk easier on both parties.
Category: Family & Relationships

One World Ready Or Not

Author : William Greider
ISBN : 9780684835549
Genre : Business & Economics
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A national best-seller written by the editor of Rolling Stone magazine explores the realities and complexities of today's global economy, and its impact on the future. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.
Category: Business & Economics

Ready Or Not Here Life Comes

Author : Mel Levine
ISBN : 0743262255
Genre : Family & Relationships
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A guide for parents and educators offers advice on how to help adolescents transition into adulthood successfully, identifying signs that may be displayed by teens who are not ready for the realities of the adult world while recommending four key growth processes. By the author of The Myth of Laziness. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.
Category: Family & Relationships

Ready Or Not

Author : Kay S. Hymowitz
ISBN : 1439136769
Genre : Family & Relationships
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"Children today grow up so fast!" How often we hear those words, uttered both in frustrated good humor and in dumbfounded astonishment. Every day the American people hear about kids doing things, both good and bad, that were once thought to be well beyond their scope: flying airplanes, running companies, committing mass murder. Creatures of the information age, today's children sometimes seem to know more than their parents. They surf the Internet rather than read books, they watch South Park instead of The Cosby Show, they wear form-fitting capri pants and tank tops instead of sundresses; in short, they are sophisticated beyond their years. These facts lead us to wonder: Is childhood becoming extinct? In Ready or Not, Kay S. Hymowitz offers a startling new interpretation of what makes our children tick and where the moral anomie of today's children comes from. She reveals how our ideas about childrearing itself have been transformed, perniciously, in reponse to the theories of various "experts" -- educators, psychologists, lawyers, media executives -- who have encouraged us to view children as small adults, autonomous actors who know what is best for themselves and who have no need for adult instruction or supervision. Today's children and teenagers have been encouraged by their parents and teachers to function as individuals to such an extent that they make practically every decision on their own -- what to wear, what to study, and even what values they will adhere to. The idea of childhood as a time of limited competence, in which adults prepare the young for maturity, has fallen into disrepute; independence has become not the reward of time, but rather something that our children have come to expect and demand at increasingly younger ages. One of the great ironies of turning our children into small adults is that American society has become less successful at producing truly mature men and women. When sophisticated children do grow up, they often find themselves unable to accept real adult responsibilities. Thus we see more people in their twenties and thirties living like children, unwilling to embark on careers or to start families. Until we recognize that children are different from grownups and need to be nurtured as such, Hymowitz argues, our society will be hollow at its core.
Category: Family & Relationships

Coming Ready Or Not

Author : Trevor S. Bourn
ISBN : 9781480925540
Genre : Fiction
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Coming Ready Or Not: Global Warming by Trevor S. Bourn An exciting blend of science fiction and political intrigue, Coming Ready Or Not by Trevor S. Bourn is a new novel readers will not want to miss. Set in Australia, it tells the story of a group of civilians and government officials who must confront the challenge of a worldwide social and environmental disaster. Is this impending doom the result of global warming, of alien invasion, or of international conspiracy? Read Coming Ready Or Not and you, like the rest of humanity, will soon find answers in the book that will challenge your understanding of current events and your old perceptions of reality. Reader beware: listen to the frogs!
Category: Fiction

Ready Or Not

Author : Chrissie Manby
ISBN : 9781848948259
Genre : Fiction
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Every bride is entitled to some pre-wedding jitters. And what girl wouldn't think twice about marriage when her fiancé gets his eyebrows shaved off just in time to look horrendous for the photographs? But what if it's not the ceremony that freaks you out but the happy ever after? Heidi Savage is wondering whether she can really forsake all others for macho, beer-swilling Ed. And how can a couple who've never even been baby-sitters be ready to start a family of their own? Will the answer come in the form of her ex-boyfriend Steven? Grown-up, gorgeous and good-with-children. Is Heidi's dilemma simply a case of right shoes, right dress, wrong husband?
Category: Fiction

Ready Or Not

Author : Carmine Russotti
ISBN : 9781607992660
Genre : Fiction
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"'2008: Beijing Olympics: We're ready.'" I wondered, "Are we?" "Ready or Not" chronicles one teenage boy's excitement about the upcoming Olympics in Beijing. His life has been uprooted by the changes in his city from the Chinese government's many modernization projects. When he meets a visiting Christian man who is there to see the Olympics, their lives both change as the American inadvertently gets tangled up in a terrorist plot. Will he be able to escape the terrorists' grasp? Will the terrorists' plan succeed? What can an American Christian man and a wide-eyed Chinese teenager do to thwart the evil about to be brought upon an entire nation? They'll have to do something fast, "Ready or Not"!
Category: Fiction

Ready Or Not

Author : Jeffrey Levi
ISBN : 9781437944266
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The severe budget cuts by fed., state, and local governments are leaving public health (PH) departments understaffed and without the basic capabilities required to respond to crises. Nearly 10 years ago during the 9/11 and anthrax tragedies, it became clear the PH system was out-of-date to face modern health threats -- and an historic investment was made to help upgrade the system. Significant progress was made to improve how we prevent, identify, and contain new disease outbreaks and bioterrorism threats and respond to the aftermath of natural disasters. Now, the economic situation is putting almost a decade of gains at risk. The latest budget cuts will exacerbate the vulnerable areas in U.S. emergency health preparedness. A print on demand report.

World Government Ready Or Not

Author : Garry Davis
ISBN : 0931545005
Genre : Political Science
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WORLD GOVERNMENT, READY OR NOT! is the first how-to-do-it and how-it-is-being done book on the making of world peace through government of, by, and for the citizens of the world recounted in masterful detail by a veteran of over 50 years experience in the "field." WWII bomber pilot Garry Davis, in 1948 took Emery Reves (Anatomy of Peace) at his word first that "...the ideal of the nation-state is bankrupt.." and second that "There is no first step to world government. World Government is the first step." The eclectic Renaissance Man, stateless World Citizen Davis "lives" the future today treating philosophy, law, economics, travel, space, history and more with equal ease and insight. Moreover, as a world activist, he has seen the inside of over 30 national prisons. E. B.White wrote that "Davis marches to the beat of the Universe while we all march to a broken drum." "The birth pangs of the new world order are already upon us," Davis writes in the Prologue, "and as necessity knows no law but its own, we are too busy attending to that long-heralded and momentous birth to still the shrill cries of infidelity."WORLD GOVERNMENT, READY OR NOT! is a book for the 21st century and beyond.
Category: Political Science